Mario Williams a Buffalo Bill

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    and this is why the buffalo bills are the buffalo bills....."we can win the afc east"? congrats.....everyone can say they have a shot at their division in MARCH
     
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    I doubt Mario Williams would want to go to the crappiest sports city in America.
     
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    LOL, not gonna happen.
     
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    Bills want Mario Williams badly, making huge offer

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    The Buffalo Bills are serious about Mario Williams, and they want to get a deal done now.

    We already noted that the Bills are hosting Williams tonight, and that they’d like to get a deal done tonight, before the three other serious contenders for his services can get him to come to town. Now we have more information about the nature of the Bills’ offer.

    Mark Gaughan of the Buffalo News reports that the Bills are doing all they can to get Williams to sign now, before he leaves Buffalo. The Bills want to make Williams the highest-paid defensive player in the league, with a deal better than the six-year, $91.5 million contract thatJulius Peppers signed with the Bears in 2010. The Bills’ offer to Williams will apparently include more than $91.5 million in total money, more than the $40.5 million in the first three years that the Bears gave Peppers, and more than the $42 million guaranteed that the Bears gave Peppers.

    Buffalo’s full-court press for Williams started with G.M. Buddy Nix and defensive coordinator Dave Wannstedt flying to North Carolina to pick Williams up, and Williams is now having dinner with Nix, Wannstedt, CEO Russ Brandon, head coach Chan Gailey and defensive tackle Kyle Williams. The whole gang will try to get Williams to sign tonight, or tomorrow morning at the latest.

    The fact that Williams decided to start free agency with a visit to Buffalo strongly suggests that he’s very interested. Now the Bills need to close the deal

     
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    Well if the Bills put Mario up in one of those Buffalo hotels Brady raved about this has no chance.
     
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    well he went for the meeting. presumably hes considering it. i dont knwo if hed want to hear the other offers first before deciding.
     
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    sounds like the Bills are putting out a Vintiari "sign now or its off" deal.
     
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    That's going to be a pretty monstrous D-line if they get him, in the 43 look theyd have Mario, Kyle Williams, Marcell Darius, and someone else.  That's as tough as anyone in the league if you ask me.  Division is getting a bit tougher folks, then again Miami is currently materially worse off w/out Marshall and the Jets continue to have Mark Sanchez.  So things could be worse.  Hopefully by this time tomorrow the Pats will have John Abraham and Floyd in fold.
     
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    LOL, not gonna happen.
    Posted by kansaspatriot


         Not so fast:
    http://profootballtalk.nbcsports.com/2012/03/13/report-bills-expect-to-sign-mario-williams-robert-meachem/
     
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         The Bills have a ton of cap space...and are meeting with Mario Williams today: http://profootballtalk.nbcsports.com/2012/03/13/three-more-teams-waiting-to-meet-with-mario-williams/      A pass-rusher is #1 on their wish list: http://www.buffalonews.com/sports/bills-nfl/article757788.ece      They are also meeting with WR Robert Meachum: http://profootballtalk.nbcsports.com/2012/03/13/mario-williams-to-visit-the-buffalo-bills-on-tuesday-night/      Thay are also making noise about winning the AFC East: http://profootballtalk.nbcsports.com/2012/03/13/chan-gailey-bills-are-confident-we-can-win-the-afc-east/      Hmmmm... 
    Posted by TexasPat3


    I'd guess that the Bills would have to overwhelm mario with boatloads of money. He went to college in NC and played in Houston. Why the h*ll would he want to go to Buffalo?
     
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    Posted by Rocky


    Must be planning on getting him blind drunk.
     
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    Buffalo is saying both Williams and Meachum will be signed within the next 24 hours.
     
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    Report: Mario Williams leaving Buffalo without signing, will visit others

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    The Buffalo Bills appear to have fallen short in their quest to make a big splash on the opening day of free agency with the biggest free agent contract ever given to a defensive player.

    Instead, Mario Williams will leave Buffalo without signing and has scheduled a visit with at least one other team, Jason La Canfora of NFL Network reports.

    So Williams, this year’s top free agent outside Peyton Manning, will continue to look around. What we don’t know is whether his decision to leave Buffalo is an indication that he didn’t like Buffalo’s financial offer, that he didn’t like what he heard from the Bills’ football people, or if he simply wants to take his time and weigh other offers.

    Among the teams that are reportedly still hoping to get an audience with Williams are the Bears and the Titans. Some team will almost certainly make Williams the highest-paid defensive player in NFL history, and that team might be the Bills. But it won’t be today.


     
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    Report: Mario Williams leaving Buffalo without signing, will visit others Posted by Michael David Smith on March 13, 2012, 11:20 PM EDT AP The Buffalo Bills appear to have fallen short in their quest to make a big splash on the opening day of free agency with the biggest free agent contract ever given to a defensive player. Instead,  Mario Williams  will leave Buffalo without signing and has scheduled a visit with at least one other team, Jason La Canfora of NFL Network reports. So Williams, this year’s top free agent outside  Peyton Manning , will continue to look around. What we don’t know is whether his decision to leave Buffalo is an indication that he didn’t like Buffalo’s financial offer, that he didn’t like what he heard from the Bills’ football people, or if he simply wants to take his time and weigh other offers. Among the teams that are reportedly still hoping to get an audience with Williams are the Bears and the Titans. Some team will almost certainly make Williams the highest-paid defensive player in NFL history, and that team might be the Bills. But it won’t be today.
    Posted by Rocky


         If the Titans lose out on Peyton Manning, they'll sign Williams.
     
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    I doubt Mario Williams would want to go to the crappiest sports city in America.
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    A LOT of ZEROES can make Mario WIlliams play in the Crappiest sports city in America trust me!
     
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    Mario will not be going to the Bills, you can quote me on that!
     
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    Meecham just signed with someone else. I think the Chargers
     
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    I think maybe Mario went to Buffalo because he knew they were ready to overpay. Maybe he had no intention of signing, just wanting to gauge the cash situation. The Bears want him, but they may need to dump some cap. Like I've said, he made huge money being the #1 pick. Though he still wants to get paid, now he may be looking more for an opportunity to play for a championship. I don't blame him, I'd want to check out a few spots before deciding where I was going to be the next few years. But it's nice to know he won't be hunting Brady twice a year!
     
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    It's a done deal. 


    Not a big fan of watching Brady getting chased around by this guy two times per year. Solder, Vollmer, and any potential future T's for New England better get their game on!
     
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    Buffalo just went from pretenders to contenders. Team needs a DE(s) as Bills moving to 4-3. With Marcell Dareus and Kyle Williams. D-line may be one of the best now.

    Bills only had 30 sacks in 2011 (riduculous) and with Dave Wannstedt's defensive schemes look for Williams to be what Reggie White did for the Packers.

    Pats need to counter with something...
     
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    Is was bound to happen.  It wasn't about the money!  Right!  If you're gonna overpay somebody it might as well be a guy in his prime who could change your defense.  But I laugh when people think a player will leave millions on the table to come to the Pats.  This had Julius Peppers Part II written all over it.      
     
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